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© Mr W. David Lowe

IoE Number: 56911
Location: SOUND COUNTY PRIMARY SCHOOL, WHITCHURCH ROAD
  SOUND, CREWE AND NANTWICH, CHESHIRE
Photographer: Mr W. David Lowe
Date Photographed: 03 March 2002
Date listed: 20 February 1985
Date of last amendment: 20 February 1985
Grade II

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SJ 64 NWSOUND C.P.WHITCHURCH ROAD6/41Sound County PrimarySchool.

SJ 64 NW SOUND C.P. WHITCHURCH ROAD 6/41 Sound County Primary School. II Village school and schoolmaster's house, 1876 (school records) with later alterations. Red and blue bricks with blue tile roof. 3-bay single storey, 1-bay 2-storey, linked gabled schoolmaster's house. Projecting plinth with blue-brick weathered top course. School entrance has boarded door with strap hinges and shouldered lintel with small rectangular light above, under a lean-to roof. The flanking porch walls have blue brick offsets. Stepped, 3-light mullion and transome windows, with metal lights and Gothic heads in gabled half dormers with terra-cotta finials. Weathered sill band. Bell-turret, astride ridge, has base clad in small slates, a steep pyramid roof of cedar shingles and weather vane. Diagonally set square mid-slope stack over front entrance. The Headmaster's House has ovolo moulded terra-cotta mullion windows with metal casements, a blue-brick weathered first floor band and a stepped gable feature below the verge. Unperforated crested ridge tiles. Interior: The school is mainly modernised but there are arch braced roof trusses.

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